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Veteran Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election

Veteran Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election

MONCTON, N.B. — Veteran New Brunswick Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, says he will be a candidate in the next federal election in his riding of Beausejour.

Quebec mother, daughter charged with drunk driving within hours of each other

MAGOG, Que. — Police east of Montreal arrested a 50-year-old woman for driving under the influence on Sunday as she came to bail out her daughter who had been arrested on a similar offence just hours earlier.
In the news today, June 18

In the news today, June 18

Four stories in the news for Tuesday, June 18 ——— TRANS MOUNTAIN DECISION DEADLINE TODAY The federal government is widely expected to green light the Trans Mountain expansion project a second time today but, even with a Yes vote, construction is like
New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

OTTAWA — A new tool launched Tuesday could help voters learn what political issues are resonating in ethnic media and how that could impact voting in the fall federal election.
Liberals' balancing act between energy and the environment climaxes this week

Liberals' balancing act between energy and the environment climaxes this week

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is teetering on a tightrope this week as it attempts to prove it can balance economic development with environmental protection during the final sitting of Parliament before the fall election.
B.C. mom tells inquest of son's descent into drugs, finds him 'gone' in bedroom

B.C. mom tells inquest of son's descent into drugs, finds him 'gone' in bedroom

VICTORIA — Rachel Staples let out the dog, started brewing coffee and then immediately felt panic as she walked up to her son's room on April 20 last year, she told a coroner's inquest Monday.
'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

CALGARY — A trial for a man charged in the death of his grandson has heard recordings of what appear to be the accused praying for forgiveness. Allan Perdomo Lopez is charged with manslaughter in the July 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo.

Former Vancouver officer facing lawsuits alleging sexual exploitation

VANCOUVER — A former Vancouver police detective has been accused of kissing and groping two victims in a sex trafficking case while acting as their support worker. Separate civil claims filed in B.C.
The latest from the Raptors parade in Toronto

The latest from the Raptors parade in Toronto

TORONTO — 7:20 p.m. Toronto police now say they have made three arrests in connection with a shooting that took place as a large victory rally for the Raptors was underway.
Euphoria turns to fear after shots fired at massive Raptors victory rally

Euphoria turns to fear after shots fired at massive Raptors victory rally

TORONTO — Hours of anticipation gave way to unbridled euphoria as a sea of Raptors fans greeted the newly crowned NBA champions with cheers, whistles and chants on Monday, but elation quickly turned to fear when gunshots interrupted the celebration i